Research Overview

Our researchers engage with leading industry, government, community and research partners to find practical ways of addressing important local, national and global issues related to food, energy, health, water and the environment.

The five research themes that are the focus for our specialist research skills and facilities are:

Food industry transformation

Food industry transformation

Designing smart and benign processes for the production of future foods.

Biomolecular and Cellular Engineering

Biomolecular and Cellular Engineering

To bioengineer devices, materials and tools for monitoring, improving, and maintaining health.

Carbon neutral futures

Carbon neutral futures

Advancing and reengineering systems to deliver clean sustainable energy, materials and industries.

Chemical and Process Innovation

Chemical and Process Innovation

To radically redesign products and processes for cost efficiency and sustainability.

Water resources and the environment

Water Resources and the Environment

Developing technologies for the transformation of water, resources and waste into value added products and energy.